The 2017 Championships will take place in The Gala Theatre, in the heart of the historic city of Durham. The venue is adjacent to many bars and restaurants and close to the heart of the city and historic Cathedral. There are many quality hotels close by and the river wear runs by the venue.

The Address of the venue is:

The Gala Theatre
1 Millennium Place


By Car

Durham is served by excellent roads. The A1/A1(M) motorway provides fast, easy access from the South. From the North choose from the A1 coastal route or the A68 cross-country route to Durham. Head for Durham City Centre, and Gala is clearly signposted.

Car Parking

Walkergate multi-storey car park is located 30 seconds walk from Gala, with a cheap evening rate after 6pm, and is easily reached via the slip road under Milburngate bridge or via Freeman Place. Prince Bishops car park off the A690 is 5 minutes walk away and also has an evening tariff after 6pm.

By Train

Gala is a 10 minute walk from Durham Station, which is serviced regularly from both North and South on the East Coast mainline service. From the station, follow signs for the City Centre.